The King's Speech - film
The King's Speech deals with King George VI and his efforts to control his stammer, with the help of his speech therapist Lionel Logue.
|'The King's Speech': the stage play
The world première of David Seidler's original play, which inspired the film, has since been on tour round the country and ran in the West End.
|Chatting with Colin Firth
BSA's Chief Executive Norbert Lieckfeldt spoke with Colin Firth who plays King George VI.
|The King's voice
Neil Swain, the voice coach who helped Colin Firth portray George VI's stammer, talks about working on the film.
|Spotlight on stammering
Many BSA members approached the media and cinemas to raise awareness of stammering around The King's Speech.
Also: Permission to discuss stammering and BSA comments on The King's Speech
|Remembering Lionel Logue
BSA member Richard Oerton recalls his own experiences with King George VI's speech therapist.
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YouTube video: 'a stammerer's view'
Finding our voice - talk by BSA trustee John Evans
'The King's Speech' - review of book (pictured)
The times of King George VI - recollections of living with a stammer at the time
View from Toronto - North American premiere of the film
|Media links on the film
The King's Speech must win for proving a stammer is nothing to be ashamed of - Daily Mail article by BSA Patron Ed Balls MP (27/2/11)
'The King's Speech' Sounds Like My Speech: How I Learned to Live With a Stutter - by entertainment journalist Leah Sydney (22/2/11)
Lost for words - in Prospect by BSA Patron David Mitchell, on the film, and fallacies about stammering (23/2/11).
Stammer can make you stutter in life from The Star, Sheffield, with Vic and John Bowden (3/2/11).
Listen to the lessons of The King's Speech - in Nature, by Professor Peter Howell (2/2/11).
Don't be stopped by a stammer - from the Northampton Chronicle, with Ashaur Rahman (25/1/11).
Right royal row over 'shameful' stammer joke (20/1/11) from Cambridge News.
Speech therapist shares personal experience of stammering, Daniel Hunter in Rochdale News (18/1/11)
The King's Speech means stammerers understood, Guardian (17/1/11)
Speaking the King's English, News and Star (North Cumbria) with Mark Renwick-Smith. 13/1/11
My name is Jackie Bird, newsreader and lifelong stammerer (13/1/11), Daily Record
Why David understands The King's Speech, Nottingham Post (12/1/11), with David Preece. Also Speaking Out article by David.
Ray Connolly in the Daily Mail (10/1/11)
The King's Speech brings hope to Birmingham stutterers (10/1/11), Birmingham Mail
Stammering: lost for words (link to guardian.co.uk) (9/1/11)
BSA trustee Rob Coe on BBC Cambridgeshire website (7/1/11)
BSA trustee Colin Marsh in the Leicester Mercury (6/1/11)
Philip French: my life as a stammerer - by the film critic (26/12/10)
|Radio and TV
You and Yours on dating and job interviews with a stammer, March 11th & 18th.
The King's Speech inspires two pupils living with a stammer (BBC) - two pupils from a Hove school interview each other about their stammer in front of the class
"Why The King's Speech is a 'Godsend' for stammerers" with Harry Dhillon, BSA member and President of the Trojan Speakers Club (24/2/11)
Radio 4, You and Yours (21/1/11) - Ashley Morrison talks about stammering, including costal breathing and electronic devices. Also Speaking Out article by Ashley, including link to his blog.
Podcast: Doncaster radio (mp3 file, 21 minutes) - Bob Adams and Jamie Harwood on SineFM radio. January 2011. Also articles by Bob and Jamie.
BBC Breakfast programme (link to YouTube) 10/1/11 - with BSA Chair Leys Geddes.
Today Programme (8/1/11) with BSA Trustee Dr Trudy Stewart
STV News at Six, Glasgow and West (7/1/11), with BSA Scotland's Martin Brough, and Liam McGowan. From 11:57.
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